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FEMA flood scope should include Lock 7

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One thing Superstorm Sandy and 2011’s two tropical storms, Irene and Lee, have shown is that, expensive though they may be, preventive measures will cost less than aiding victims and rebuilding infrastructure after the fact. That’s the thinking behind the FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) plan to modify the movable dams at Lock 8 and others upstream to prevent flooding, or at least make it less severe. However, two Schenectady experts on the Mohawk River ...


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jimduggan
January 13, 2013
7:24 a.m.

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Thank you, Daily Gazette, for your support of this need affecting the canalized riverside communities of eastern Schenectady County.

Peace, Jim

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